The ICDE Open Educational Resources (OER) Advocacy Committee (OERAC) will host a Symposium on the theme OER, and OEP for access, equity, equality, quality, inclusiveness, and empowering lifelong learning (Panel), during the Lillehammer Lifelong Learning Summit 2019 Continue reading OER Advocacy Committee at the Lifelong Learning Summit in Lillehammer, Norway 11-13 February 2019
27 State members of the European Union and Norway have set up a partnership on blockchain. Read about some key words and concepts about Blockchain. Continue reading Creating Blockchain compliant with our education values and some key words and concepts
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Open Education Consortium (OEC) and The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, MESRI, and the Ministry of National Education and Youth, MENJ, of France hosted a Symposium during the OEB18, Berlin on December 6, 2018, entitled Roadmaps for Open Education Leadership. Continue reading Roadmaps for Open Education Leadership at the OEB18, Berlin, Germany
By: Morten Flate Paulsen: Acting Secretary General of ICDE
“Can we celebrate ICDE’s 80th anniversary?” was one of the very first questions I got from my young, enthusiastic colleagues when I started working for the ICDE Secretariat in July. Continue reading ICDE Anniversary Reflections
By Susan C. Aldridge, Ph.D. and Marci Powell
Have you ever wondered how the virtual learning experience might be greatly improved if it was more like, let’s say, shopping on Amazon or finding all of the information you need through a simple Google search? Continue reading Mapping out the future of virtual learning
ICDE’s strategic objective number 1 is: To promote quality digital, open and flexible education. Continue reading ICDE and Quality Initiatives
By Dr. Gabriela Gerón Piñón, ICDE Individual member.
In this blog post, Gabriela gives an overview of the collaborative works that are happening, and the networks that exist within the Ibero-America distance and online education community. Continue reading Ibero-America present at the ICDE Conference World Conference on Online Learning: Its legacy to the world (Blog in English / Spanish)
ICDE caught up with Morten Flate Paulsen, whose career in the field of online, open and technology enhanced education has spanned over 3 decades. Continue reading Looking forward with three decades of online education experiences: An Interview with Morten Flate Paulsen
What should advocates for expanded use of OER and open courses and open access be doing these next 25 years to make OER, open courses, open access – and even access to working computers and reliable wireless or wired networks – a universal reality?
By Paul Bardack Continue reading OER Advocacy – Some Reflections
Can a US-based, research-supported approach to quality assurance and continuous improvement in online education, adopted by over 1000 higher educational institutions, K-12, and other educational organizations for over a decade, be adapted to education systems outside of USA?
Contributed by: Quality Matters Continue reading Adapting US-Based Quality Standards to Culturally and Pedagogically Different Education Systems: The China Case